Surprise! Functional form matters for trend forecasting

Environmental Economics

 First, the R 2 maximizing cubic function (the linear model has an R 2  of near zero): Second, here is the quadratic: Which forecast would you choose?

How Functional Medicine can Help Treat or Possibly Cure Autism.

Elephant Journal

Not every child has such a dramatic recovery but many improve, and some improve dramatically using the approach of functional or systems medicine. Here is the roadmap I used to help Sam recover.

A Functional Medicine Approach to Cancer.

Elephant Journal

We can do many things to prevent that cancer from getting to its full stage, and if we have cancer, we can possibly make our body inhospitable to that cancer with these strategies: Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Food Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today alternative cancer functional medicine immune system Mark Hyman natural strategies treatmentCancer results from an imbalance in our system where the immune system can’t fight off tumors.

She Smiles as she Cries: the Story of High-functioning Depression.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness break the cycle depression high functioning depression mental health mood disorders perfection womenShe hides behind that big bright smile, but she is dealing, everyday, with depression.

Vegetable gardens can be pretty as well as functional

Green (Living) Review

A sense of order, a welcoming gate and a well-defined path are among the elements that make this vegetable garden both pretty and functional. Instead, why not lay out the garden with permanent beds and paths in an arrangement that, while functional, also creates a design?

How Artificial Intelligence Can Reshape Small Business HR Functions?

Elephant Journal

Artificial intelligence is the most cutting-edge innovation in the technology world. It involves wide-ranging tools that empower people to rethink on how to analyze data, integrate information, and use those perceptions to improve decision-making.

The 4 Functions of the Subtle Body. ~ Colin Hall

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga ahamkara asana buddhi chitta four functions intention manas meditation mind mind-body mind-body connection mindfulness practice subtle body yoga practice The mind is prior to the body.

5 Fun Ways To Plastic Cards into Functional Items

Living Green & Saving Energy

5 Fun Ways To Plastic Cards into Functional Items, reuse plastic cards in creative ways. green living recycling reduce waste reuse green living ideas recycle reuse plastic gift cards

Push Lawn Mowers – Maintenance And Functions

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Recently all over the internet an article appeared that had this headline and came from an online article base but was never properly accredited to there. Not that that fact is either here or there.

If Hops aid cognitive function in mice, maybe beer will do it in humans

Green (Living) Review

Xanthohumol, a type of flavonoid found in hops and beer, has been shown in a new study to improve cognitive function in young mice, but not in older animals.

4 Types of High-Functioning, Low-Grade Anxiety you Didn’t Know you Had. {Partner}

Elephant Journal

It’s never completely debilitating, but it definitely has a persistent, repetitive pattern. Conscious Consumerism Featured Events Funny Health & Wellness anxiety CBD cbd gummies cbd tincture FOMO hangxiety JOMO Sunday Scaries

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Functional vs. Dysfunctional Relationships: How to Tell Which Kind We’re In.

Elephant Journal

Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) dating dysfunctional fighting functional healthy love marriage partner relationships unhealthydetermine if we feel unsafe. "Un-safe" Un-safe" just seems standard, and "safe" seems like a fairy tale. Is it impossible to imagine a relationship where you don't feel judged, you don't have to defend yourself, where there is not constant.

Solar retreat in the Liwa Desert – futuristic functionality or rich man’s folly?

Green Prophet

An unnamed client hired London-based Baharash Architecture to design a luxury home that could fully function off the energy grid.

Modular Loop Chair Serves a Twelve-Fold Function

Green Prophet

The seven modular folds of the Loop Chair grant it a twelve-fold function. The Loop Chair , designed by Israeli designer Boaz Mendel, is another such innovative modular design that brings us 12 different functions for the price of one item. Click here to view the embedded video.

How A Temporary Loss of Function Restored my sense of Gratitude.

Elephant Journal

As I write this, I am 12 days post-­op from surgery that not only took away my pain, but restored my no. Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Meditation Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) gratefulness gratitude mindfulness pain Thich Nhat Hanh walking walking meditation

Award-Winning Industrial Designer Creates Elegant Functional Erotic Art

Green Prophet

His Israeli company markets a possible first of its kind: a high-end, reasonably priced aesthetically captivating AND functional erotic art. It’s not just functional; aesthetic issues are part of it too.&# GP: Your design is both functional and artistic.

Biodegradable Orange Peels Make Fragrant and Functional Tableware

Green Prophet

Orange peels are already the perfect shape for a mug or small bowl, so Israeli designer Ori Sonnenschein helped them transform. Oranges are in season during the winter months , and so they may have graced many people’s tables recently.

Guide to a Balanced Diet That Improves Brain Function. ~ Kelly Smith

Elephant Journal

Just like our heart or muscles, the brain requires nutrients to function properly, bringing about palpable effects like improved cognitive skills. Food Health & Wellness food health

Professional Parenting: Raising Fully Functioning, Self-Determing Adults. ~ Luis Moro

Elephant Journal

I choose to transform the world every day. You may be different, but we both want a better world for our children. Ideally, we do have that in common. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Family Featured Today character family freedom integrity kids parent professional

A Back-to-School Mantra for Parents of Children with High Functioning Autism.

Elephant Journal

I imagine that I'm not the only mom (or parent/caregiver) out there who dreads the start of a new school year for their child withI imagine that I'm not the only mom (or parent/caregiver) out there who dreads the start of a new school year for their child with.

Colony Collapse Disorder: Common Pesticides Disrupt Brain Functioning in Bees. ~ Jeremy Hance

Elephant Journal

Nine beekeeping and environmental groups sued the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to take action to protect bees.

How to Get One Over on Depression.

Elephant Journal

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Enecsys announces the cost-saving, solar PV Duo: the power and functionality of two micro-inverters in one package

Green (Living) Review

360W dual micro-inverter reduces costs, maintains individual MPPT for maximum energy harvest from each solar PV module and simplifies system design and installation Cambridge, UK, March 2011: Enecsys Limited , a solar photovoltaic (PV) micro-inverter company, announces the Enecsys Duo micro-inverter.

3D printed functional dash created for StreetScooter project


Objet created the functional 1.4-meter wide dashboard made from over 20 individually printed parts for the ‘StreetScooter project’ which is also equipped with complete display screens. Sonia Renthlei: Before we move ahead, there are a few things to know about 3D printing.

Designers turn old wine bottles into functional objects


Mridul Jerath: Artecnica, an American design company, aims to bring out the meaning and value of everyday objects by using certain designs to enthuse and transform them. Their designs are both practical as well as sustainable.

Timothy John's functional Woven Collection redefines weaving techniques


It can be made functional too so not only do you have beautiful works of art adorning your interior but you can make use of them as well. Modern designers are increasingly looking at functional art as it offers potential customers more value for money.

Prejudice multi functional chair made from 100 percent recycled materials


Talking about its multi functional aspects, the chairs, as already told can be used as a sofa, and for some additional benefit, you get an extra footrest and coffee table that can fit underneath the chair when turned in to a sofa. Pratima Kalra: What an apt name for a chair, ‘Prejudice’.

Listen to your Gut: 9 Signs of one of the Most Under-Diagnosed Stomach Problems.

Elephant Journal

Health & Wellness digestive issues functional medicine healing health issues leaky gut medicine“All disease begins in the gut.”.

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When Meditation makes your Depression Worse & French Fries Empower.

Elephant Journal

For the past few years, low-functioning depression meant I avoided the New Age community like the plague. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today alternative therapy anti depressants low-functioning depression meditation new age spirituality self-help YogaQuite frankly, being around these wellness warriors often aggravated.

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10 Drug-Free Ways to Fight Autoimmune Disease.

Elephant Journal

Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today anti-inflammatory autoimmune disease body functional medicine healing healthIf we can identify the underlying sources of inflammation, we can heal the body.

2015 113

Pure Bottle repurposes wine bottles to make stylish and functional everyday articles


The brilliant concept is minimal yet functional. The lantern will protect the candle light from the wind and create a warm ambiance, and, finally the spoon; it is versatile and functional, both.

Ditch these 3 Culprits to Eliminate Acne.

Elephant Journal

Food Health & Wellness Popular Lately Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today acne dairy elephant journal functional medicine Mark Hyman prevent sugar And eight strategies to help prevent it.

Overcoming the Shame of taking a Sh*t in Public.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness bodily function shame farting in public gassy in public how to poop in public poop shame shitting in public taking a poop in publicMy hat is off to all the brave souls who are comfortable enough in their digestive exiting habits to just let it rip.

2018 58

Red Wine can Prevent Aging? Yes—but there’s a Catch.

Elephant Journal

Food Health & Wellness aging anti-oxidants Dr. Mark Hyman exercise functional medicine healthy fats resveratrol wineWhat can we do to live longer and stay disease-free without drinking 1,500 bottles of wine or taking 360 pills of resveratrol a day?

2017 67

How a Brain Injury Redefined our Meaning of Love.

Elephant Journal

Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) #love&relationships brain function compassion greater intimacy and understanding understanding each other understanding love understanding ourselves

2015 87

In the Beginning Was the Self.

Elephant Journal

Meditation Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Bernie Clark Brihadaranyaka Upanishad Cosmological Function Cosmology Creation Myth dualism mythology Non-dualism This article is an excerpt from the book From the Gita to the Grail: Exploring Yoga Stories & Western Myths.

2014 102

3 Ingredients in Wheat that make us Fat & Sick.

Elephant Journal

Food Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Food Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today elephant journal frankenwheat functional medicine gluten Mark Hyman super gluten wheat Wheat’s problems go beyond gluten.

2014 85

Cymatics: Exploring How Frequency Changes the Very Nature of.

The Alien Next Door

However, one could postulate that overtime, low energy vibrations cause tiny amounts of damage resulting in degraded functions.

2010 229

The Nature of the Mind & Why our Brains Need a Vacation.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Meditation artificial intelligence brain brain function buddhism meditation mind training thought ZenWe are enlightened, but like a vase with a crack in it.

2016 64

Why Reading Real Books Makes Us Smarter.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness benefits of reading Cognitive function john douillard The ability to finish a book or lose yourself in a good novel is becoming less common and is linked to some cognitive and social risks.

2014 87

A Nutrition Myth that Keeps us Fat, Sick & Tired.

Elephant Journal

Food Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Food Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today Calories diabetes elephant journal functional medicine Mark Hyman myth A few simple tips to speed up your metabolism and get rid of belly fat.

2014 88

How To Clean and Green Your Silver!

The Green Samaritan

I love yard sales and buying secondhand especially when I uncover a great find be it purely functional like a wheelbarrow or vintage Pyrex dish, or really fun like this pair of sterling silver spoons I scored for about $.10

2010 187

Prevent or Cure most Chronic Disease by Normalizing this One Hormone.

Elephant Journal

Food Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today elephant journal functional medicine insulin insulin resistance Mark Hyman pancreas sugar weight gain The good news is when you normalize this hormone with these 10 strategies, you reset your metabolism so other hormones naturally fall into balance.